| [GMW #795] Identifying & Resolving Global Issues Affecting Earth & Humanity |
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What are the global problems which have hit humanity most in the second half of this century? Here is my list:
the population explosion
the loss of nature
the damages to the 'environment'
" " ozonosphere
" " atmosphere
" " biosphere
" " seas and oceans
human settlements, growth of gigantic cities
rise in nuclear armaments and power plants
rise in armaments
increasing gap between rich and poor, inside countries and in the world
high numbers of hungry, homeless, uneducated, handicapped, unemployed people
wrong, outdated institutions
increase in violence
All the above falls into two categories:
problems affecting the Earth
problems affecting humanity
Please, dear reader, write down your own list.
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I am sending you this sad news
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and help as much as you can
Earthquake death toll keeps mounting
ISLAMABAD: The death toll in earthquake struck areas of Azad Kashmir, Frontier province and Punjab was rising continuously as the relief teams make inroads into more and more thus far inaccessible areas, while Bagh, Muzaffarabad and some other areas appear to be confronted with serious threats of an epidemic breaking out due to large number of fast decaying corpses still lying buried under the debris.
Azad Kashmir suffered the heaviest toll of human lives in Ocotber 8 tragedy, where over 17,000 dead has thus far been confirmed. The outskirts of Muzaffarabad Shah Nara, Khawaja Mohalla, Tariqabad and Iddgah Road have remained still deprived without any relief and succour from either the government or by any federal agencies. The local people in district Bagh told that they were tired of digging graves and burying the bodies, which being in such large numbers, were now buried collectively in graves, while Muzaffarabad was gripped with the fears of an epidemic breaking out in the wake of decaying corpses still lying buried underneath the rubble.
The casualty figure in the Frontier province confirmed thus far stood at 4,000, which was likely to go up manifold. Frontier police told that in Balakot, Sangiari and other villages of district Mansehra 1,500 people died, while in Battgram the death toll reported to be at 1,100.
The heavy downpours and hailstorms yesterday hampered underway rescue and relief operations in the quake stricken areas through helicopters, which later resumed.
The wounded persons in Shangla, Muzaffarabad and Battgram were brought to the hospitals in Peshawar and other cities for medical aid.
Prime Minister, Shaukat Aziz in an Islamabad news conference told that Muzaffarabad and Balakot were the most severely earthquake-hit areas. He told that Pakistan has thus far received $300 million in foreign aids, while the people in Pakistan have deposited a sum of Rs600 million in the first 48 hours.
Peace and Blessings
Mohammad Iqbal Behleem.
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